DOT delivers final M-CORES task force reports to Gov. DeSantis

By Renzo Downey
Florida Politics

Excerpt: In a statement following FDOT’s delivery to the Governor, the coalition issued a statement calling the reports “nothing to celebrate.” “The entire M-CORES process has been flawed and represents a callous preference for special interests and developers over what is best for the people of Florida,” according to the coalition. About 93% of the nearly 10,000 public comments during the public input period were negative, the group determined earlier this year. “Spending any more time or resources on M-CORES comes at the expense of completing a backlog of water quality and transportation infrastructure upgrades that address current needs,” they added. “Investing in outdated transportation and urban sprawl development models is an irresponsible approach for a state on the front lines of climate change.”

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